Subject: happy? - Sept 19 (Brigade established)|
Date: 19 Sep 05 - 08:03 AM
9/19/1944: The Jewish Brigade was established. It fought well in Africa and Italy.
La-olel, v'larach, For the helpless and the young,
She-arim po niftach! Wide the gates we fling!
Lamach v'lazaken, For the aged and the lame,
Anu po chomat magen! The shield of victory we bring!
"Shir Ha-Palmach" was written in the Brigade and became a most popular
song of the Palmach, the striking force of Haganah. From Ruth Rubin,
A Treasury of Jewish Folksong
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